Category Archives: Outback

Postcard of the week – Outback recycling

I love this shot of a battered XXXX Gold beer can attached to a fence in the middle of the Australian outback. I hope someone enjoyed consuming its icy-cold contents before it was re-purposed to dangle like an earring on … Continue reading

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Uluru – first date nerves

Will a destination live up to expectations? When you have been exposed to stunning photos (often digitally enhanced) of beautiful islands, iconic buildings or dramatic landscapes all your life, you sometimes wonder if a destination will live up to its … Continue reading

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New Aussie Christmas song raises money for Royal Flying Doctors

There is nothing at the intersection of the rail line and the road to Maralinga. Just desert as far as the eye can see. An upholstered armchair sits in the centre of the dusty road, facing the railway line. Beside … Continue reading

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Trek with Camels for Drought Relief

How about this for getting away from it all – join a camel trek from Alice Springs to Port Augusta – and raise money for drought relief by tagging along. I’ve recently come back from the Uluru Outback Fest, in … Continue reading

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Online resource for Aussie road trippers

Ever arrived in a regional town the day after the quirky local race meeting, antique fair or agricultural show and thought, If only I’d arrived yesterday? That’s where TruBlu Travelling can help. I came across TruBlu Travelling while I was … Continue reading

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Nudity in Outback Pub

There’s nudity-a-plenty at this family outback pub. But don’t let that put you off – it’s only of the artistic variety, from the likes of Clifton Pugh, Russell Drysdale and other artists of the bush. The walls of the Tooles Family Hotel in … Continue reading

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